Gideon: A Biographical Study (Part 11)

A WarriorNext, we begin to see Gideon as a warrior.Chapter 7 of Judges begins with Gideon and his force camped south of the Midianites on ground that was above the enemy. Gideon was in a good tactical position to attack. Leaders of military forces, like Grant and Sherman, would have given their eye teeth for … Continue reading Gideon: A Biographical Study (Part 11)

Social Justice Project #24

The Attributes of God and JusticePart 3: OmniscienceGod possesses attributes which are characterized in two categories: incommunicable and communicable. Those attributes which are incommunicable are those that He holds uniquely to Himself and does not share to any degree with human beings. An attribute which is communicable is one that God possesses and exemplifies but … Continue reading Social Justice Project #24

Gideon: A Biographical Study (Part 10)

A Scared Young ManThe second lesson is that God is patient with His people when they have a lack of faith.Gideon was commissioned by God Himself to take on the Midianites and was promised victory against them because God was with them. Yet, at each turn, Gideon displayed a lack of faith. This is especially … Continue reading Gideon: A Biographical Study (Part 10)

Social Justice Project #23

The Attributes of God and JusticePart 2: ImmutabilityGod possesses attributes which are characterized in two categories: incommunicable and communicable. Those attributes which are incommunicable are those that He holds uniquely to Himself and does not share to any degree with human beings. An attribute which is communicable is one that God possesses and exemplifies but … Continue reading Social Justice Project #23

Social Justice Project #22

The Attributes of God and JusticePart 1: HolinessGod possesses attributes which are characterized in two categories: incommunicable and communicable. Those attributes which are incommunicable are those that He holds uniquely to Himself and does not share to any degree with human beings. An attribute which is communicable is one that God possesses and exemplifies but … Continue reading Social Justice Project #22

Discipleship Minute #37

Read I Corinthians 15:1-8Critics charge that Christianity is a crutch for the weak minded, who believe things that “ain’t necessarily so.” That belief is based on blind faith. Perhaps we have brought some of that charge on ourselves. Christian philosopher J. P. Moreland says, “Religion is now viewed by many as a placebo or emotional … Continue reading Discipleship Minute #37